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Beloved ‘Nutcracker’ has undergone many changes

Sunday, November 28, 2010
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When my daughter Margot was tiny, we got a CD of “The Nutcracker Suite” by Ilyich Pyotr Tchaikovsky, with a storybook to go with it.
The book followed along with the music (Now Clara and her family join in Grandfather’s favorite dance. Now Fritz grabs the nutcracker and breaks it. Now Clara and her nutcracker prince enter the Land of Sweets) and soon we all had the story and music ingrained in our brains....

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